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THE YEAR OF THE PIG

 

flat,1000x1000,075,f.u1The Pig is the twelfth of all zodiac animals according to the Chinese zodiac. According to one myth, the Jade Emperor said the order would be decided by the order in which they arrived to his party. Pig was late because he overslept. Another story says that a wolf destroyed his house. He had to rebuild his home before he could set off. When he arrived, he was the last one and could only take twelfth place.

The Pig is also associated with the Earthly Branch (地支—dì zhī) hài (亥), and the hours 9–11 in the night. In terms of yin and yang (阴阳—yīn yáng), the Pig is yin. In Chinese culture, pigs are the symbol of wealth.

Their chubby faces and big ears are signs of fortune as well.

The staff of Aphrodite would like to wish you good fortune and abundance this new year of 2019.

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